Atticus tells Jem “Son, I have no doubt that you’ve been annoyed by your contemporaries about me lawing for niggers, as you say, but to do something like this to a sick old lady is inexcusable” (103-104). Jem usually ignores people who talk trash about their family but when someone insults Atticus he would be furious but Atticus teaches him to be a gentleman and ignore the hateful comments. One other neighbor, Boo Radley is always behind doors but he shows Scout that he is not a bad person. Atticus knew it was Boo who covered up Scout but Scout says “Thank who?” and Atticus replies with “Boo Radley. You were so busy looking at the fire you didn’t know it when he put the blanket around you” (72).
Easy does not trust many people because they have let him down so many times for an example Easy close friend was trying to set him up behind his back and from that day on Easy never trusted anyone again because he felt even those close to you will still stab you in your back Easy was trying to help a friend out to help find his son but Easy got pulled over by the cops that’s when Easy felt that his friend was trying to get him put in jail because he knew Easy was not supposed to be diving at the time. I can relate to Easy having trust issues because I’ve been let down in the past I’ve also had those I called my friends who in the long run has shown me there are not many people that you can truly call your
Since Ralph said this, Piggy now feels betrayed because Raph is the only one who actually cares for him. Another good example is how Ralph protects Piggy from Jack. Besides calling Piggy out in the passage, Ralph is the
This is another hint at Lennie’s mental disability. Lennie just does what he wants, and he doesn’t really see the consequences of his actions. He doesn 't mean to do things in a bad way like people take it. He just isn’t capable of understanding what exactly is right or wrong until he does it and sees the reaction. In my opinion, Lennie is the most
At the first part of the story, there are some conflicts between Ponyboy and Darry. Though Ponyboy’s narration he though his brother is strict and stiff, sometime he even believe Darry doesn’t love him at all. When Ponyboy wen home late, Darry was very worried about him. As a family leader and a austere person, he was mad at Ponyboy. After Darry yells at Soda, who was try to stick up for Ponyboy, Ponyboy explored.
in Of Mice And Men by John Steinbeck is his character Lennie a dangerous person “Lennie cried “I didn’t wanna hurt him.”? Lennie’s character is portrayed as a caring person, but his simple mind makes him dangerous. Lennie’s actions in the story show that he is caring but doesn’t know when to stop. Curley the ranch boss’s son attacked Lennie because he was laughing at him. Lennie got scared and lost control grabbing Curley’s hand when he swung and wouldn’t let go crushing the bones in Curley’ hand “Looks to me like every bone in his hand is a bust”.
He wasn’t comfortable in the ranch so he wanted to leave, and that is exactly how a little boy acts. Also, Lennie is a very innocent person. He look at things in a different way that anyone else, he can’t realize if he is doing a good or a bad thing. In the novel when he tells George: “If you don’t want me I can go off in the hills and find a cave. I can go away any
Instead, he could have remained civil with Atticus, because he was just doing his job. Unlike, Mr. Ewell, Atticus remains civil in this situation. "It was Miss Stephanie's pleasure to tell us: this morning Mr. Bob Ewell stopped Atticus one the post office corner, spat in his face, and told him he'd get him if it took the rest of his life. 'I wish Bob Ewell wouldn't chew tobacco,' was all Atticus said about it. "(217) Atticus had decided not to retaliate against Mr. Ewell, because even though he was being very rude to him, Atticus believed that reciprocating Mr. Ewell’s actions would be unethical of him.
Mr. Van Daan is being very cruel. Mr. Frank has provided him with shelter, food, and a place to sleep, but Mr. Van Daan won’t even go make sure he is safe. He’s acting like Mr. Frank has done nothing for him. Instead of rushing out to go make sure Mr. Frank was okay, he yelled at Anne to be quiet so she couldn’t remind him of how ungrateful he was being. Here is an example of when you really wonder if people are good deep down.
He simply was an out of place person in the wrong community for him. Dick Prosser went crazy because of his constant hatred of being not equal to his counterparts around him. He was very obedient at the beginning of the story, but as the story progresses he begins to slowly break down until he goes crazy. The scene where the children find the gun shows that Dick has premeditated thoughts about taking the action he does. The readers of the story will never really know why he went crazy, but the best explanation is that buildup of negative emotion in
Even though he is skeptical of people he considers phony, such as Marty who lies about seeing a movie star, his negativity and judgement of others usually goes a lot farther than what is considered normal. For example, he doesn’t get serious in relationships with others, because he always seems to find flaws in everyone. Another example is when Holden’s history teacher at Pencey, Mr. Spencer, wants to understand why he refuses to put in any effort. Spencer feels bad about failing Holden and reaches out to him, trying to connect with him and possibly influence him positively. However, Holden gets upset and starts talking poorly of him once he hears this, and later excuses himself with a lie he made up to leave, showing both his self-defence mechanism and his skepticism towards people he liked.
Before he leaves though, he "yell[s] at the top of [his] goddam voice, 'Sleep tight, ya morons ' " (68)! Although it is a shame, any reader can see that Holden seems to have nothing going right or in a positive way all because of his negative attitude. Therefore, this attitude leads him to almost care about nothing. Though Holden may seem to be a lost cause because of his negative attitude, he thankfully has an epiphany that changes his view towards the world because he realizes that people have to grow up. When Holden visits his younger sister, Phoebe, he is happy to see her, but when they begin talking their conversation turns negative.
George keeps Lennie around because it keeps him from being like other ranchers, most ranch workers go ranch by ranch having no one to talk to or have fun with and they just turn mean. According to Slim on pg
While Lennie on the other hand, is very aggressive and regretful. Also, Lennie is forgetful, which means that he forgets a lot, he only remembers the stuff that George says. Christopher analyses everything surrounding him and remember everything someone says, he doesn’t always listening though. To sum up, there are as many similarities as differences. They have a lot in common, but they also differ a lot.
In the book Jack is always making fun of Piggy. Jack was being rude to Piggy and saying his fat behind doesn’t do nothing to help while piggy was trying to talk. However some of the time Piggy stands up for himself, “I got the conch … you let me speak!”(Golding 33). Piggy illustrates how its not easy to have integrity. This is because whenever he tries to talk the others mainly Jack just tell him to shut up or take his glasses from him making him feel uncomfortable.